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Karen Chen

Biography

Karen Chen

Karen Chen is an American figure skater. She was the 2017 US national champion, placing fourth at the 2017 World Championships. She also holds a bronze medal from the 2015 US National Championships and two bronze medals from the ISU Challenger Series. Karen was born in Fremont, California, and has been skating since 2005. FINDING THE EDGE is her first book.

Karen Chen

Books by Karen Chen

by Karen Chen and Kristi Yamaguchi - Biography, Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction, Sports

At 17 years old, Karen Chen has already achieved what some girls only dream of --- and yet it’s only the beginning for this incredibly talented athlete. The daughter of Taiwanese immigrants, Karen began to skate at just five years old. Ten years later, she broke out at the 2015 US Championships with a bronze medal. In 2017, Karen became the US National Champion, winning gold in two programs and receiving the highest score ever recorded for the short program at the US National level. Now for the first time, Karen shares the story of how she got where she is today --- and where she’s going next. Karen has already overcome astounding obstacles, and her grit, determination, and positive attitude have made her future truly limitless.